A review of the major developments in UK business tax and corporation tax over the last twelve months highlighting changes and developments that will impact the calculation of businesses’ tax liabilities, allowable expenses and taxable income, capital allowances and property taxes and other topics of day-to-day importance. This course concentrates on practical compliance and planning points, CT600 issues, recent tax case law decisions of interest, likely future tax changes and current HMRC compliance checks hot topics.

Key features

Changes in this year’s Finance Act/budget

  • corporation tax
  • capital allowances
  • personal service company changes
  • recent HMRC statements and press releases
  • recent tax tribunal and court case judgements
  • topical issues and potential changes
  • current HMRC compliance checks danger areas.

What will you get out of it?

Delegates will be updated on the tax areas to which attention should be directed in order to ensure accurate and timely business tax compliance and will become aware of potential current planning opportunities in corporate taxes.

Who should attend?

This session will be of use to anyone dealing with business taxation, especially in company tax departments and of wider interest to anyone dealing with the tax affairs of their own or their clients’ business. It concentrates in particular on tax issues likely to be of day to day relevance to the medium sized owner-manager of a business, or for its company directors and shareholders.


Russell Cockburn, BSc (Hons), FFTA, AIPA, taxation consultant, former inspector of taxes, lecturer and author